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Dec 2, 2012 6:30pm PST
, but as a nonprofit, a charity. in its filing with the i.r.s. filing, alec says its mission is "education." which means it pays no taxes, and its corporate members get a tax write-off. its legislators get a lot too. >> in wisconsin, i can't take anything of value from a lobbyist. i can't take a cup of coffee from a lobbyist. at alec, it's just the opposite. you know, you get there and you're being wined and dined by corporate interests. i can go down there and be wined and dined for days in order to hear about their special legislation. i mean, the head of shell oil flew in on his private jet to come to this conference. the head of one the largest utility companies in the country was there on a panel. utility company in 13 states, and here he is presenting to legislators. i mean, they clearly brought in some of the biggest corporate names in "special interestdom" and had them meeting with legislators because a lot of business transpires at these events. >> the most important business happens in what alec calls "task forces." there are currently eight of them, with a corporate take on every import
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 6:00pm EST
. we're the folks that run the education systems that allow us to have the work force, the 21st-century jobs. that is what we get from higher education to work force training, the real obstacle and the income growth right now is having the best education systems. where we are producing the workers of the 21st century. second, we keep the bridges open and hopefully functional and rebuilt. we represent environmental policies to keep our water clear and take on the environmental challenges that we're facing. it is where the rubber hits the road that we need to get the results. we have democratic governors who not only balance budgets understand that they have to be fiscally responsible but we combine that with a vision on education, on ensuring that we get it right when it comes to technology, making sure we have a trained work force for the jobs that aring with created, so we can be the job creators and we see incomes rise on our constituent. that is what voters judge you by. when we come out and talk to candidates we go for job creators, folks who are going to create jobs in this
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2012 10:00am EST
on the really important things that make a difference from job creation. we are the folks that run the education systems that allow us to have the workforce of 21st century jobs. that is what democratic governors get. the real obstacle to job growth is having the best education system, particularly in the s.t.e.m. sciences. we implement many of the environmental policies. where the rubber hits the road is that you have to get results. the reason we are winning races is that we have democratic governors who not only balance budgets and understand they have to be fiscally responsible but we combine that with an imaginative vision on insuring that we get it right when it comes to technology, making sure we have a trained work force so that we can be the job creators and the folks that seem incomes rise -- see incomes rise. when we talk to candidates, we go for the job creators. >> when you look specifically to the 2014 elections, especially in the midwestern states where republicans have a pretty large victories in 2010, what is your overarching argument against those republican governors? they hav
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2012 9:00am PST
after, brown versus board of education, schools still weren't segregated because the states dug in their heels and said we're not going to implement this, do it in a haphazard fashion to create chaos and ogs po it. >> i would like to see concrete legislation happening. we know that in terms of -- >> from where? >> in congress, for example, there is the house passed stem legislation supposed to give visas to highly educated immigrants in the country but takes away money from less educated immy grants. that's not going to pass the senate. everybody needs to understand that bipartisan legislation that had bipartisan support needs to go through and still a lot more work to be done. because just doing the stem stuff is not going to be enough to move the country forward. >> this issue is not going away and this is something -- business wants this badly. i mean it has a huge impact on companies and their bottom line. >> this is something that belongs squarely in the purview of the states and where a lot of the -- >> to jan brewer? >> no, abobut i'm showing it sh the difference between
FOX Business
Dec 4, 2012 9:20am EST
are doing that with education, by the way, any profit sector in education, is a competitor to what the government does. is there any truth to that, do you think? >> i mean the decision to give a charitable gift is driven by helping the community directly. when it goes through government, i mean we see every day the inefficiency of that, that the charity's mission starts to drift towards what the government wants rather than what the community wants, rather than the mission of the organization. david: private charity is more efficient? stuart: more basic point, when the government does so called charitable work, it is essentially distributing money, it is buying votes. liz: that's right. stuart: when a private charity does good, there's no vote buying. it is an efficient delivery of service. am i crazy? >> added to that is that many of these charities do rely upon local state and federal money for some of their programs. they are already getting a major cut in all of that to begin with. then you add to that this? liz: yeah. it's upside down and backwards the way the white house and
CNN
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
to us than the health and safety of our guests, employees and animals. educators and animal care staff are always on site at this area monitoring all interactions and are committed to guest safety. and the thomases say they were told repeatedly not to pick up the trays. but the 8-year-old just made a mistake. >> she said she just forgot. as you see in the video, moved the plate to say she was done. >> reporter: of course, we know the dolphin wasn't. the thomases say they won't be back at seaworld and they hope others will heed their warning. >> we're not banking on seaworld changing that attraction. i'm -- you know, i'm sure that's not going to happen. but perhaps we can change the minds of another parent or even an adult. >> after the thomas family returned home to atlanta, the young girl spoke with our affiliate wsv. >> i was thinking, he's going to haul me into the water. this is a little crazy but i thought he was kind of going to eat my hand off. >> she's okay this morning. this is not the first time seaworld has had problems at the dolphin cove. two other children reportedly were
FOX News
Dec 3, 2012 8:00am PST
or get student loans and put themselves through school. what would your advice be. >> education is a path to personal success. there are many avenues to get there, certificate programs, classes that colleges offer. classes that companies offer to allow people to pursue their education in the short term. as they become more stable in their jobs they might be able to afford investing in higher education. jenna: you tkpw-pbt ge didn't get your college degree, you were able to get your master's degree in business. you said that's been helpful in the position you're in right now. >> absolutely. i did go to college and enjoyed it but had to drop out to travel all over the world and open restaurants. moved up in my company but realize they'd getting a formal education and cementing what i had learned in the real world on the academic side would really help me be a better leader for global business. jenna: it struck me as i was reading your story, you're a daughter of a single mom, you decided you had to go to work for your family. your path is only something that happens in our country where you
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 11:00pm EST
to determine the best education treatment and care for their disabled children. proponents of the treaty will dismiss those concerns as myth. i simply cannot support a treaty that threatens the right of parents to raise their children with the constantly made for a state interference. if this vote in this treaty were in fact about protecting the rights of americans with disabilities, i might have a different position in the debate would take on a very different tone. this treaty is ultimately not about protecting rights of americans with disabilities because this treaty simply has no enforcement mechanism to protect those rights, the rights of disabled americans including veterans who may travel the country such as china or russia or mali or any other country that may choose to adopt this treaty. if the senate desires to protect rights of disabled americans who travel abroad, the senate would do better to encourage other nations to model their own reforms, their own internal legal structures after the americans with disabilities act, which 20 years after its passage still send a message
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 9:00am EST
, fundamental rights of parents to direct the education and the upbringing of their child with h special needs. this could result in forcibly transferring a disabled child from the home to government-run schools if these unelected, unaccountable bureaucrats deem it necessary, even if the senate puts reservations into this treaty." i ask that this letter -- i have two letters i'd ask that would be made a part of the record at this point. that is one of the other once coming from the concerned women of america. i ask that they be made a part of the record at this point in the journal. ferraro ithe presiding officer:s there objection? without objection. mr. inhofe: i have been an advocate of human rights around the world, ensuring that the world is accessible to those with disabilities. however, i do not support the cumbersome regulations and potentially overzealous international organizations with anti-american biases that inch - that infringe upon american society. you know, if we had not passed what i consider to be the gold standard of the disabled world when we passed -- and i do remember at
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 12:00pm PST
happen because people are hungry. people want education. they want equal rights. in that sense the muslim brotherhood was popular in egypt. now what i am hearing from my sources on the ground in egypt is that people like morsi and of the muslim brotherhood should be in prison. >>shepard: thank you, lisa. >> just in, powerball, another powerball winner. remember the $588 powerball? two winners, right? now someone in arizona has claimed, the person in arizona getted $192 billion in a lump sum payment the ticket was purchased in arizona and get this there is a handful of states where if you don't want to you don't have to come forward and in arizona if you don't want to go to the press conference and tell people would you are, you don't have to, so whoever won this is sitting at home and is not going to be part of this news conference, probably packing his bags and moving wherever he or she wants with a bag full of money. there will be an announcement action 5:00 eastern and 3:00 in arizona but only the powerball people. they are remaining aanyone miscellaneous. some people are still paying
FOX News
Dec 8, 2012 3:00am PST
paying deficit while still investing in education and research that are important to growing our economy and if we are serious about protecting middle class families then we are going to have to ask the wettiest americans to pay higher tax rates. that's one principle i won't compromise on. >> higher tax rate, of course, at issue and whether or not as republicans had hoped they could just close loopholes and tax deductions and that could. >> he keep say the wealthiest americans but $250,000 that's not the wealthest of america. >> right. so there was some word during the campaign when joe biden let slip that $1 million would be the threshold for which they would begin to tax the wealthest americans. marco rubio on a saturday morning addressed as well. they are going after each other. senator marco rubio and president obama in these dueling addresses. >> we must get the national debt under control. taxes will not solve our 16 trillion-dollar debt. only economic growth and form of entitlement programs will control the debt. woe must reform the job killing tax code by getting rid of unjustif
ABC
Dec 7, 2012 6:00am PST
allegations and let them know it is not true and try to educate them that we should enforce a law. >> reporter: the district attorney knows arpaio from their days together in arizona. gascon contributed to arpaio's opponents in the election last month, arpaio got elected again as he has for the past 20 years. he is one tough sherry makes his inmates at the jail -- sheriff, makes inmates at the jail wear pink underwear, eat green baloney and makes them summers in tents. he's rough. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. >>> nfl commissioner goodell was at the game last night at the coliseum and talked about prospects of the raiders sharing the new stadium. >> when we helped fund and put 200 million dollars into the 49ers' new stadium it was a requirement it was capable of hosting two peoples. >> raiders have long complained about the outdated oakland coliseum. they've discussed leaving oakland if a new stadium can't be built there. >> self-proclaimed preacher under arrest accused of attacking his mom -- his roommate with a sword. the two men have been sharing a sacramento home for the past four months bef
CSPAN
Dec 5, 2012 12:00pm EST
say the american taxpayer helps subsidize their education because many of them receive world-class training at our public and private colleges and universities, and then reluctantly return home to pursue their careers because they can't get a visa or can't get a green card here in america. we are cultivating human capital and then sending those individuals back home. now, this is an area where there is broad, broad support. my colleague, senator moran, recently wrote a letter, had a "dear colleague" letter which points out that roughly -- well, he cites in the letter that more than three-quarters of voters support a stem-type visa. he quotes in this letter, dated july 20, 2012, "87% of democrats polled, 72% of republicans polled and 65% of independents support the creation of a stem visa." and, of course, if you think about it, it's just common sense. why in the world would we want to subsidize the education of these students from other countries, train them in these highly specialized and highly desirable fields and then simply send them home? i've introduced legislation ove
CNBC
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am EST
a big difference. so our people are looking at it, we're helping them, we're educating them, but i think decisions are going to be held on how we're going to handle it until after all the rules have been released. >> it would make a big difference because you have so many seasonal workers for 90 days versus the year? >> yeah, just overall cost. as you look at the turnover and all the rest of it, it's going to make some difference to us. there's a 30-hour limit, but there's been some discussion as to whether or not that could be 35. 35 would clearly be better. so i mean, there's just a lot of these rules that are yet to be written and i think they're going to have a big impact on how people are going to approach it. >> so, patrick, let me try to take this from a difference direction from a democratic perspective. i'm not trying to be difficult. but there are two ways to look at the mandate that goes with the employees. one s a burden on business. the other is it's an opportunity for business to attract and keep employees, particularly in seasonal jobs that are difficult to fill. is there
FOX News
Dec 3, 2012 4:00pm PST
opened up satellite campus small town educating future dock norris a place where they will see patients. these medical students in salina kansas are pioneers. >> it's a great feeling because we are doing something that nobody has done before. >> attending what may be the smallest school in the country to offer a full four year medical program, just 16 students so far. >> i think we already are a model, largely and i think, you know, the sky is the limit for what we could do here. >> the hope is this branch of the university of kansas middle school will become much more to this town of 50,000. >> we believe that by training physicians in smaller communities, they will bond to those smaller communities and return to those smaller communities when their training is done. >> nationwide, there is an average of 250 doctors for every 100,000 people. >> in north central kansas where salina is located is about 150 per 100,000. >> as older doctors retire, the shortage of rural american doctors is expected to get worse. two kansas counties have no doctor at all. some medical students set out with
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2012 7:00pm PST
more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. is what drives us to broadcast the world's biggest events in 3d, or live to your seat high above the atlantic ocean. it's what drives us to create eco-friendly race tracks, batteries that power tomorrow's cars, nearly indestructible laptops, and the sustainable smart towns of the future. at panasonic, we're driven to make what matters most better. just another way we're engineering a better world for you. >>> the week before the storm, you were out there, president obama couldn't lead his way out of a paper bag with a fist full of 20s and a tank. then right after the storm was over, you were like this man is a leader. doesn't that -- doesn't that tell you something about the game? what does that tell you about the game? >> what it tells me is people have different skill sets at different times. that's what it tells me. >> i see. so he wasn't a leader until you needed leadership? >> when it comes to his relationship with president obama, new jersey's republican governor c
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2012 9:00am EST
constituents or colleagues, he striving strio educate with facts, weaved, andh facts, with evidence, and with the truth. none of us has ever heard jon try to win an argument by belittling or berating an opponent. it is simply not in his characteristic to do so. mr. president, it has been said that a politician thinks of the next election a statesman of the next generation. this statesman of arizona expresses his philosophy of government and the obligation of government leaders this way: quote "we owe future generations the chance to live their dreams, to be successful, and, most important, to achieve true happiness by their own efforts." end quote. senator jon kyl's commitment to the security of our nation, to fiscal responsibility, and to helping those in need have earned him a reputation that is worthy of his characteristic. the people of arizona and america are grateful for his service, and i am thankful for his guidance over the years and for his friendship. we wish him all the best to come in the years before him. mr. president, there is one more tribute that i'd like to give t
Current
Dec 5, 2012 9:00am PST
, early childhood education 12-1 on the return. you can't get that on the stock market. >> stephanie: representative you guys stay strong and keep fighting because i gotta say you know, you look at any poll and people are with us on these issues, you know. you can look at -- >> i agree. >> stephanie: tax cuts proveably caused these deficits. the social security does not -- doesn't add a cent to the deficit. >> i ran on this in a conservative district very clearly stated my position that i did not want to. i had to last time when the president asked us to, to extend all of the taxes for one year and that was a darn bitter pill for me to swallow. i was one of the democrats that voted on to get it through. i'm not going to do it again. it doesn't add to the economy and those top 2 don't need to get done. we all do agree on the bottom ones and i just -- i think now they've got themselves in a pretty tight box. i hope you keep beating the drum on this. >> stephanie: i think you're a helper. you're giving
ABC
Dec 4, 2012 1:40am PST
they're prepared for the job. education secretary arne duncan supports the proposal. >>> and the mayor of newark, new jersey, is living on a monetary equivalent of food stamps for a week starting today. cory booker taking the challenge after an exchange with a north carolina woman who follows him on twitter. that woman began the same challenge back on sunday. booker, himself, he is a vegetarian, and he prepared for the challenge of going shopping for deals on fruits and vegetables. >> going to be tough to do. $4 a day. fruits and veggies. >> the average monthly food stamp benefit was $136 per person in new jersey last year. that's about $31 a week according to federal officials. people go out and easily spend $30 on lunch. we're talking about 31 bucks to get through the entire week on food. hopefully the challenge will open people's eyes to, you know, what the less fortunate in the country have to live on. $31 a week for food. not a lot. >> and there's a lot more people on food stamps than have been in the last couple generations or so. >> tough times. we always see that. and we'll see
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 5:00pm EST
's recommendations to promote job creation and economic development, education, health care, clean energy and to improve security. april. >> what are your thoughts about elijah cummings who has to be good friends at the president saying that no deal [inaudible] >> well come i didn't see the specific comments. the president has principles here he intends to stick to, which is that he will not sign an extension of the bush era tax cuts for the top 2%. full stop, he will not sign a bill that extends those tax rates for the top 2%. we can't afford it. it's not a wise economic policy. it's not wise fiscal policy and it would defeat the principle of balance he has embraced so clearly throughout these negotiations. he is fully committed to extending tax cuts for the vast majority of the american people. 90% any wishes the house of representatives would pass the bill tomorrow and he would sign it right away. that is a principle he takes in today's. i don't want to forecast in a pessimistic way because i believe in the president and secretary geithener least we can achieve a compromise here. what
FOX News
Dec 3, 2012 6:00am PST
and animals. educators and animal care staff were at the attraction when this happened and immediately connected with the family. seaworld is a great place. lots of fun to go. arthur aidala, fox news legal analyst and andrew smiley, personal injury attorney. welcome to you. you go to the feeding zoo and hold your hand really flat so your fingers don't get nibbled but sometimes your fingers get nibbled. andrew. is this a big deal. >> it is a big deal. martha: why? >> seaworld have to be concerned about moving forward. dolphins are a wild animals. she is lucky she didn't get her bite and didn't lose her hand or face after you look how. children are lined up on the rail. dolphins can jump up. it is dangerous. they need to set it up in a way to protect the people injured. martha: you buy the ticket, decide whether or not you will stick your hand down to feed the dolphins. you don't have to, right? >> anytime we engage in these type of activity there is ask always a risk. this october i went with my family and little kids and we went apple picking. there were bees everywhere. children have
FOX News
Dec 7, 2012 10:00am PST
teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >> like sitting ducks the arizona and a score of shisms all class were sunk. 2,443 american fighting men died in the flaming inferno. alisyn: pearl harbor suffered a surprise attack. president roosevelt sit would go on to live in infamy. many of those being honored in our nation's capital. let's watch the replaying of the world war ii memorial in washington. more man 2,400 american were killed that day and 1,200 were wound. we honor their service today. >> that one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind. alisyn: who could forget those famous words from apollo astronaut neil armstrong becoming the first man to walk on the moon in 1969. in the years that followed our role in space grew in way he we never thought possible. the crew of apollo 17 commander you gen -- eugene cernan was the last one to leave boot prints on the moon. >> america's challenge of today has forged maps destiny of tomorrow. >> how does mat make you feel? >> humble. >> we leave as
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 7:00am PST
will be will be added to the calendar. educators say the goal is to make u.s. students more competitive. w > "the new york times" follows an on the homeless man in this photo we showed you last week. himhows a police officer giving him a pair >>> all right, nora, finally catching a break if the stormy weather. from you heading out the door, it's a little chilly in spots. but still, we've lot of sunshine coming our way. and well, couple of clouds outside as we look live out there toward the pleasanton area. we are going to see a lot of sunshine this afternoon. the temperatures expected to be in the mid-60s in the warmest spots in toward san jose. about 64 in livermore and 64 in san francisco. breezy at the coast but should remain dry. next couple of days the rain returns tomorrow late in the day tomorrow. >>> t onal weather report sponsored by bp. >>> could there actually be life on mars? a big announcement expected later today from nasa has caused quite a stir. >> it's one for the history books. looking really good. >> this morning we'll talk with neil degrasse tyson about what we'll hear. >> can for
CSPAN
Dec 4, 2012 5:00pm EST
that says it's not all right to keep kids out of school and away from education because they have a physical disability, they use a wheelchair. or an intellectual disability. you would think we would want to be part of an effort like that that says it is not okay to put people in cells, chained to cells, whose only crime is that they are disabled. you would think we would want to be part of that effort. we've done that in this country. we've done wonderful things. and yet some fear, some unfounded fear that the united nations is going to come in with a black helicopter or something, i don't know what, and say you can't home school your kids. absolutely -- look, the americans with disabilities act, we've had it for 22 years. did it stop home schooling? of course not. did it lead to more abortions? of course not. mr. president, after this vote vote, after it was defeated, i walked out into the reception room, the senate reception room. there were a throng, a number of people that in the disability community, they were crushed. just crushed. they could not understand this. how could it be? ever
FOX News
Dec 4, 2012 3:00am PST
, experts say iranians are very technologycal and most are young and educated and will quickly find ways around the government block. >>> the nation's largest antidrug group done teaching kids about pot. dare america will no longer include marijuana in its curriculum forfeit and sixth graders. the reason why? a statement on the nonprofit's web site says, quote, talking to kids about marijuana does not deter them from trying marijuana and may actually foster an interest in using the substance. those are your headlines. how do they know that? >> steve: a different kind of dare. laura ingraham is joining us today from our nation's capitol. good morning to you. >> sorry about that giants game last night. >> steve: that's okay. >> we're beaming in washington. sorry. >> brian: we, unfortunately, didn't tape the game. we don't know how it ended. >> steve: i think you could tell by the look on her face. >> brian: i know it was 16-10 when i went to bed. >> i saw it. washington might be paralyzed about this ridiculous fiscal cliff, but we're happy about this. >> gretchen: the only good news for wa
CSPAN
Dec 3, 2012 12:00pm EST
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PBS
Dec 9, 2012 8:00am PST
is out here, the opportunity, the education level, and combine that with what's there in san antonio-- the great cultural richness, the history, the humility of the community, and it's a hardworking community? so i would say that college was really when i first got interested in actually going into politics. >> hinojosa: so your mom kind of was... was doing major politics from the grassroots. and actually, you know, many times along the route, saying, "hey, listen, we can't even play within the two party system. we've got to create a third party-- la raza unida party in texas. and you're sitting here as a kid saying, "oh, mom, this is so boring." and then you end up essentially becoming part of a major political party-- the democratic party. people look at you. you know it's been said, we might as well just put out there. they're saying, "look, julian castro could end up as the first latino in the white house." so put those things together. you know, your mom's doing radical stuff-- you know, third party politics-- and you're like, right in with the big democratic party with... they
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